New Delhi: Punjabi actor-singer Gippy Grewal was barred from getting into Pakistan by way of the Wagah border because the Indian immigration authorities reportedly stopped him at Atari checkpost, Pakistani media reported.
In keeping with sources within the Evacuee Propriety Belief Board, preparations had been in place to obtain the singer on the border as he was scheduled to go to Kartarpur, Daybreak information stated in a report.
“He was to maneuver to Kartarpur (Narowal) at 9.30 a.m. (on Friday) and return to Lahore by 3.30 p.m. Later, Gippy was scheduled to attend a reception at Governor Home. On January 29, he was to go to Nankana Sahib earlier than his return to India,” an ETPB official advised Daybreak.
In keeping with one other supply, Grewal was to enter Pakistan by way of Wagah border on a two-day go to with some six or seven different folks however he was stopped on the Atari checkpost, the report stated.
“He was additionally to go to Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Lahore after which he had conferences on the Governor Home. The following day he was supposed to depart for Nankana Sahib to pay respects on the Sikh spiritual website,” he defined.
Sources stated Grewal had an extended schedule of conferences in Pakistan, together with with movie folks, on the Governor Home to debate joint movie ventures between the 2 sides, Daybreak information reported.
They stated final time when Grewal visited Kartarpur, he mingled with folks and confirmed nice enthusiasm, heat and love for Pakistanis and the locations he visited.
His go to was given ample protection within the Pakistani media, the report added.
Grewal is a well-liked determine in Pakistan, particularly with Punjabi movie viewers, and internationally too, his movies, similar to ‘Keep it up Jutta’ and ‘Fortunate Di Unfortunate Story’ topped recognition charts.
The movie and theatre fraternity in Pakistan condemned the Indian authorities for stopping Grewal, Daybreak reported.
Comic Iftikhar Thakur stated artistes at all times bridge up between nations.
“It’s so unhappy that Grewal was stopped like this from getting into Pakistan,” he stated.